Ashland vacation accommodation is set in southern Oregon, not far from the border with California and in a region known for its immense natural beauty. It’s an ideal destination if you have an outdoor holiday in mind, with perfect terrain for hiking, camping and mountain biking.
At Ashland self-catering vacation rentals you’ll have more than 600 acres of parkland to explore close by, with rivers, hills and ancient forest providing the ideal setting for some outdoor adventure. There’s a large network of trails, with routes covering some of the most spectacular landscapes in the region, with peaks and river gorges part of the scenery. Bikers will have the opportunity to discover an area that is thought of as a lost paradise for mountain biking. Terrain here is suitable for all ability levels, from newcomers to the sport and leisurely riders, to thrill-seeking downhill enthusiasts. The area boasts a number of bike shops offering maintenance, sales and rentals. If you’d prefer to ride on a paved trail then you could head for the Bear Creek Greenway, which features almost 30 miles of scenic trail between Ashland and Central Point.
Water-based activities are especially popular on the numerous rivers round Ashland vacation accommodation. Salmon, Klamath, Rogue and Umpqua are the main destinations and offer everything from fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking and tubing. There are a number of companies close by catering to every form of water-based fun. Meanwhile on land, there are a host of excellent golf courses within minutes of Ashland self-catering vacation accommodation. Centennial Course is often considered one of the best in the entire United States, while other courses less than 20 miles away include Quail Point, Bear Creek and Rogue Valley.
The city of Medford is little more than 20 minutes from vacation rentals in Ashland, and is also a hub for outdoor and adventure tourism. The Rogue River runs close by and is an ideal spot for salmon fishing, while there are also a number of wineries easily reached from the town and offering tours and tasting sessions.
Thanks to the relatively high elevation you’ll encounter a relatively mild climate around Ashland vacation accommodation. Summer highs reach well above the mid-20s between June and September, while winter temperatures tend to sit around ten degrees during the daytime, with occasional snow on the higher peaks in the area.
The nearest airport to Ashland self-catering vacation rentals is Rogue Valley International-Medford (MFR), which connects to San Francisco (SFO) with United Express, which can be reached from the UK with British Airways, United Airlines or Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow (LHR).